Portion of Tennessee Riverwalk to close for repairs starting Monday, Aug. 11

Portion of Tennessee Riverwalk to close for repairs starting Monday, Aug. 11

August 8th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Staff Photo by Dan Henry Jim Fisher walks along the Tennessee Riverwalk on Tuesday. Mr. Fisher typically uses the path three times a week.

After a slight delay, the Tennessee Riverwalk from the Chickamauga Dam to the Fry Center will be closed for repairs for approximately two weeks starting Monday morning, August 11, at 7 a.m.

A drain pipe that runs from the Chattanooga State Community College campus under the riverwalk to the Tennessee River has collapsed and needs to be replaced, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Mayor's Office.